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72-year-old Northfield resident has been missing since Tuesday

Northfield police are looking for any information on a missing 72-year-old resident who they say has dementia.

Enrique D. Vazquez reportedly went missing at 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, from his home in Northfield.

A press release from the police department, which has worked with the Vazquez’s family, says he lives with dementia and is known to take public transit, such as buses and trains, to other suburbs, including Wood Dale and Arlington Heights.

Vazquez is described as a 5-foot tall Hispanic male who weighs approximately 155 pounds and has brown eyes, gray/white hair and a white beard. He was last seen wearing an olive-colored hooded jacket that reads “AC Pavement & Striping Company,” a black hat, cargo-style brown pants and neon green gloves, according to the release.

The release says Vazquez does not carry a phone and does not drive, but carries a small plastic bag with his ID and his daughter’s phone number.

The family and police department ask anyone who sees Vazquez to call the department at (847) 446-2131.

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